Pursuant to section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, the Minister for the Environment hereby gives the following notice.
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1. Title and commencement-(1) This notice may be cited as the Resource Management (Approval of Contact Energy Limited as a Requiring Authority) Notice 2007.
(2) This notice shall come into force on the fifth working day after the date of its publication in the New Zealand Gazette.
2. Interpretation-In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires, "line function services" has the
meaning given to that term by section 2 of the Electricity Act 1992.
3. Approval as a requiring authority-Contact Energy Limited is hereby approved as a requiring authority,
under section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, for the provision of the line function services between the substations associated with Hauauru ma raki (Waikato Wind Farm) and from those substations to the national grid,
or alternatively to the local electricity distribution network, in the districts of Franklin District Council and Waikato District Council.
Dated at Wellington this 12th day of November 2007.
HON. TREVOR MALLARD, Minister for the Environment.